Liverpool 13 AP 61.
Clearly struck circular datestamp and "19 Cents" debit handstamp on folded printed cotton market report with letter, addressed to D. H. London in Richmond Va., ms. ship directive pr. Asia via Cork
at top left, "N. York Br. Pkt. Apr. 25" 24-cents due datestamp, also blue crayon "24"
, Very Fine and choice Independent State usage (Virginia was Independent State for only 20 days, from 4/17-5/20), the addressee, Daniel H. London, was a prominent Richmond merchant and pro-slavery, states' rights advocate, who served as president of the Southern Rights Association of Richmond, a very similar cover to this from the Walske collection arrived after the Washington-Richmond mails were suspended on May 23 and went to the Dead Letter Office
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